Posted January 29, 2013

How would you feel about using a monitoring system to watch over your loved one?  This article from The Atlantic highlights how senior living homes are keeping tabs on their residents…


Sensors installed in nursing homes and even individual residences are helping nurses monitor seniors' health, but questions remain about cost, and privacy.

In an inconspicuous control room at the Sioux Falls, S.D., headquarters of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, nurses keep round-the-clock watch on motion and humidity sensors in the living rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms of elderly men and women in five different states.

 

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